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How government failed to privatise Eskom

 13 Dec 17
Government is preventing the private sector from being a solution to South Africa’s rising poverty and declining economy, despite the protestations of policy-makers and bureaucrats.…

South African taxpayer to foot Eskom’s debt bill

 23 Oct 17
Eskom’s latest annual financial statements record irregular expenditure of almost R3bn…

Business Day column: Why is the state ignoring its own power policy?

04 Sep 17   Leon Louw
Exporting coal to Newcastle — that’s what Eskom proposes. The coal-to-Newcastle idiom arose because England’s Newcastle prospered for centuries by exporting coal.…

Time to end the Eskom monopoly

31 Aug 17   Chris Hattingh
What is the fundamental difference between a state-supported monopoly and a monopoly that develops in the market?…